Attorney

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Job location
400 W Capitol Ave Ste 1200
LITTLE ROCK, AR 72201
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Disability Rights Arkansas
Street address: 
400 W Capitol Ave Ste 1200
City: 
LITTLE ROCK
State: 
Arkansas
ZIP: 
72201
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

About us:
Disability Rights Arkansas, Inc. (DRA) has an immediate opening for a full time Attorney. DRA is the federally authorized and funded nonprofit organization serving as the Protection and Advocacy System (“P&A”) for persons with disabilities in Arkansas. DRA pursues administrative, legal, and other appropriate remedies to ensure the protection of people with disabilities in Arkansas.

Responsibilities:
This Attorney will be a legal advocate for individuals with disabilities. This position will provide legal services and engage in individual and systemic advocacy on behalf of individuals with disabilities. This position requires travel throughout Arkansas.

Requirements: 

Qualifications:
• Must possess a J.D.
• Be a member in good standing of the Arkansas Bar or be eligible to become a member within a reasonable time after beginning employment, and maintain such standing throughout employment with DRA
• A minimum of 4 years’ experience as a practicing attorney
• Experience or desire to work with and for people with disabilities
• Demonstrated interest and commitment to public interest law
• Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively
• Excellent communication and writing skills

To apply: 

How to apply:
If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, three references, and a writing sample by end of day March 5, 2018, to [email protected].
Incomplete Resume packets will not be considered. Position is open till filled.

Notes: 
DRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary range: 
tbd
Submission deadline: 
Monday, March 5, 2018